Grade Inflation Insults My Intelligence

I created this for a writing prompt I co-inspired. It’s based on the comics at Tabula Candida.

(Text version: Those who sleepwalk through their studies often find themselves on undeserved pedestals.  Eventually, they fall down the stairs in a bloody heap.  On the bright side, zombies will refuse to eat their emaciated brains.

History repeats itself every semester.  I’m not making this up, you know.)

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25 thoughts on “Grade Inflation Insults My Intelligence

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  2. I’m interested in how I can find myself on an undeserved pedestal by sleepwalking through studies (or work in my case). Then I can just take little extra care to not fall off.

  3. Had a gripe from a student who wanted his C+ changed to a B- because (get this) he needed it and didn’t see why his grade changed on Blackboard after I went back and filled in 0s for all the quizzes students hadn’t taken. Never mind that he got a grade of C (or below) on all important work in the class). Grade inflation makes my life hell.

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